IT Technical Writer IV

  • location: Philadelphia, PA
  • type: Contract
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IT Technical Writer IV

job summary:
Description:

  • Responsible for creation and maintenance of IT documentation.
  • Translates technical and/or complicated information into clear, concise documents appropriate for various target audiences.
  • Works with Development, Quality Assurance and Technical Support to produce a wide variety of technical publications including instructional materials, technical manuals, product documentation and the like for use by both the IT and business community.
  • Interviews subject matter experts and technical staff to collect information, prepare written text, and coordinate layout and material organization.
  • Researches information such as drawings, design reports, equipment and test specifications to fill any gaps.
  • Reviews, critiques, and edits documentation including design documents, programmer notes and system overviews.
  • Requires knowledge of company product lines and document structure.
  • Depending on the industry/work environment, such documents may include various media, including written and video.
  • Responsibilities include maintenance of internal documentation library, providing and/or coordinating special documentation services as required, and oversight of special projects.
  • Must have strong organizational and project management skills and excellent writing and editing skills.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Journalism, Technical Writing, Business Administration, or other related field. Or equivalent work experience.
  • Typically has at least 7+ years of business or technical writing experience and working knowledge of multiple software and graphics packages.
 
location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
job type: Contract
work hours: 9am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:
  • Responsible for creation and maintenance of IT documentation.
  • Translates technical and/or complicated information into clear, concise documents appropriate for various target audiences.
  • Works with Development, Quality Assurance and Technical Support to produce a wide variety of technical publications including instructional materials, technical manuals, product documentation and the like for use by both the IT and business community.
  • Interviews subject matter experts and technical staff to collect information, prepare written text, and coordinate layout and material organization.
  • Researches information such as drawings, design reports, equipment and test specifications to fill any gaps.
  • Reviews, critiques, and edits documentation including design documents, programmer notes and system overviews.
  • Requires knowledge of company product lines and document structure.
  • Depending on the industry/work environment, such documents may include various media, including written and video.
  • Responsibilities include maintenance of internal documentation library, providing and/or coordinating special documentation services as required, and oversight of special projects.
  • Must have strong organizational and project management skills and excellent writing and editing skills.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Journalism, Technical Writing, Business Administration, or other related field. Or equivalent work experience.
  • Typically has at least 7+ years of business or technical writing experience and working knowledge of multiple software and graphics packages.
 
qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Journalism, Technical Writing, Business Administration, or other related field. Or equivalent work experience.
  • Typically has at least 7+ years of business or technical writing experience and working knowledge of multiple software and graphics packages
 
skills: Description:

  • Responsible for creation and maintenance of IT documentation.
  • Translates technical and/or complicated information into clear, concise documents appropriate for various target audiences.
  • Works with Development, Quality Assurance and Technical Support to produce a wide variety of technical publications including instructional materials, technical manuals, product documentation and the like for use by both the IT and business community.
  • Interviews subject matter experts and technical staff to collect information, prepare written text, and coordinate layout and material organization.
  • Researches information such as drawings, design reports, equipment and test specifications to fill any gaps.
  • Reviews, critiques, and edits documentation including design documents, programmer notes and system overviews.
  • Requires knowledge of company product lines and document structure.
  • Depending on the industry/work environment, such documents may include various media, including written and video.
  • Responsibilities include maintenance of internal documentation library, providing and/or coordinating special documentation services as required, and oversight of special projects.
  • Must have strong organizational and project management skills and excellent writing and editing skills..

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